Osteosarcoma

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What is osteosarcoma?

Osteosarcoma, also called osteogenic sarcoma, is a type of cancer that starts in the bones. It most commonly develops in larger bones in the area of bone with the fastest growth rate during adolescence. Another peak in incidence is among adults in their 60s and 70s.

Common symptoms reported by people with osteosarcoma

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with osteosarcoma

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Compare treatments taken by people with osteosarcoma

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Got a question about living with osteosarcoma? Members in the forum might have the answers.

Who has osteosarcoma on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 3
20s 3
30s 10
40s 1
50s 8
60s 1
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 8
Female 18

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 10
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from osteosarcoma patients who have completed their condition history
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